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Geologic Unit: Fearn Springs

Usage:

Fearn Springs Member of Naheola Formation of Midway Group (MS)
Fearn Springs Member of Nanafalia Formation (MS*)
Fearn Springs Formation of Wilcox Group (MS)


Geologic age:

Paleocene*


Type section, locality, area and/or origin of name:

In SE/4 NE/4 sec. 3, T. 13 N., R. 14 E., 0.25 mi west of Fearn Springs, Winston Co., MS (Mellen, 1939).
Alternate locality [Reference section]: at Flat Rock Church (old Hurley School) near center sec. 9, T. 5 S., R. 2 E., Benton Co., about 0.5 mi west of Tippah Co. line, MS (Mellen, 1950).


AAPG geologic province:

Black Warrior basin*


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For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

Asterisk (*) indicates usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"No current usage" (†) implies that a name has been abandoned or has fallen into disuse. Former usage and, if known, replacement name given in parentheses ( ).

Slash (/) indicates name does not conform with nomenclatural guidelines (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). This may be explained within brackets ([ ]).

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